Ready for work: stories of innovative vocational education and training for regional and remote Indigenous students at Charles Darwin University

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Author: Waters, Melinda


A common theme in Indigenous vocational education and training (VET) policy and literature is the imperative for educators to be culturally sensitive to the needs, priorities and interests of regional and remote Indigenous learners and communities for VET to succeed. This review was commissioned by Charles Darwin University (CDU) VET to investigate the specific factors that are contributing to the success of CDU's regional and remote Indigenous VET programs and how the programs can be improved into the future. This report provides a series of case studies of VET programs at CDU that are...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Indigenous people; Providers of education and training; Evaluation; Outcomes

Keywords: Completion; Transition from education and training to employment; Transition from secondary to further education and training; Employability; Promotion of employment; Educational innovation; Relevance of education and training; Cultural awareness; Remote; Regional; Case study; Best practice; Vocational teachers; Professional development; Capacity building

Geographic subjects: Northern Territory; Australia; Oceania

Published: Darwin, Northern Territory: Charles Darwin University, 2019

Physical description: 50 p. (report) + 7 p. (summary)

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Statement of responsibility: [Melinda Waters]

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 136.790

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